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Lamplight

By ringyneck  
I am still setting out at this time in the evening for lots of different ideas and uses of light/dark/gloom. It seems all the best ones are almost the last taken.
This one at 8.52 pm on the one horse track in Cofton Hackett,Worcestershire.
The Lamp's use is two-fold.One as a general light as it's REALLY dark here.I am virtually under the railway bridge and all those trees block out most of the light.
The other reason is to light the steps into the Church and Cemetry of St Michael and All Saints Parish Church,Cofton Hackett.
Think it neads someone or thing going up the road but not a lot of walkers go this far down this dead-end road.(Might try POSING myself) .Cars do as I every time I set up a car came from the Yacht club to disturb me...Cheek !!
Sun's out,got to go off again.

1/2
f 3.5
ISO 400
40mm focal length
tripod and flash

Tags: Road General Trees Lighting Cemetry Landscape and travel Flash and lighting

Voters: Nettles, JudeC, jaktis and 20 more


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Comments


9 Aug 2007 7:29PM
An interesting image.
The light from the streetlamp gices a lovely tone to the trees and path.
Nice idea, well done.
Annette

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JudeC 9 6 3 England
9 Aug 2007 7:29PM
I think it is perfect as it is - great shot - JudeC
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
9 Aug 2007 7:35PM
Not technically perfect, but a lots off mood in it. I think that a person or something at the end off the road would be great

Peter
bunbeam 11 2 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2007 7:38PM
brilliant... I like it as it is, deserted..
bunSmile
Hop-A-Long 9 52 England
9 Aug 2007 7:43PM
Great tones from the street light. Nice composition to.
Andy
imander 9 388 7 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2007 8:13PM
a real warm feeling pic,a ghostly figure would not look out of place
ian
Nice composition Keith,
Fred.
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
9 Aug 2007 8:21PM
Nice image. Well done.
Ron
peterkin 13 626 England
9 Aug 2007 10:38PM
Makes me wonder what's around the bend. A spooky, atmospheric shot, Keith. I'd like to see the left-hand side of the steps.

Peter
ringyneck 10 315 18 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2007 11:52PM
Thanks everyone for your comments (and votes).

Peter (jaktis),It was the mood I was after.Any tips on the technical side.

Ian, I aint staying later,with all the graves one might turn up.

Peter(kin).As I said it was stop/start with the cars.Also with my viewfinder the view is not always as it comes up on the computer.But I SHOULD have checked before packing up.
I did worry about that myself and should have known one of you would pick up on it.

Thanks again,Cheers ,Keith.
scoff 9 13 2 Ireland
10 Aug 2007 12:06AM
SPOOKY!

Paul
liparig 12 233 United States
10 Aug 2007 12:42AM
great image well done
joe
10 Aug 2007 6:07AM
Great comp Keith, love the lighting come from the lamp.
Click!!!

Steve
26 Aug 2007 2:20PM
I like the ambient light from the lamp mixed with the day light through the trees, gives a fantasy feel to it i think Smile

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